Table of Contents: About KUER | Mission Statement | Report to the Community | Local News | Senior Management | Funding | Diversity Policy | FCC/EEO Regulations and Reports, and CPB Reports | Advisory Board Members | Advisory Board Meetings | Job Listings

About KUER

KUER public radio, a charter member of National Public Radio (NPR), broadcasts from the Eccles Broadcast Center at The University of Utah. KUER 90.1 is a 501(c)3 non-profit and is a tax-exempt organization that provides a commercial-free mix of NPR, BBC and local news to thousands of listeners throughout Utah and beyond through its extensive translator network. In addition to its FM channel at 90.1, KUER also broadcasts two additional channels in high-definition (HD). KUER2 features a mix of legacy and indie rock music, and KUER3 offers traditional and contemporary classical music. KUER 90.1 and its HD channels can be streamed online at www.kuer.org and with KUER's mobile app for iPhoneiPad, and Android.

To learn more about KUER's history, click here.

KUER 90.1's Mission Statement

It is our fundamental belief that information and public engagement enrich a community. To that end, KUER 90.1 is intensely committed to building a community of world citizens through story and art, discussion and debate, sound and creativity. Our work is driven by our Public Service Mission:  KUER enhances the lives of its audience with a blend of news, information and entertainment in an unbiased, non-commercial context and creates an ongoing source of service and support vital to community organizations.

2016 Report to the Community

KUER 2016: A Year In Review
Credit Design by Renee Bright/KUER

In 2016, KUER continued to grow with sustainers, listeners and locally produced content. Find information on RadioWest's guests, the News Team's national stories and the social good program with our creatively designed infographic. Click here for the 2016 Annual Report Infographic.

KUER's Local News

KUER is home to an award-winning news team. KUER's local news features include short and long-form stories, ranging in topics from health and politics to the environment and the arts. KUER's local interview program, RadioWest, explores the way the world works with guests like Desmond Tutu, E.L. Doctorow and Diane Rehm.

Senior Management

John Greene, General Manager

Ja'Naye Payne, Development Director

Doug Fabrizio, RadioWest Producer & Host

Terry Gildea, News Director

Tristin Tabish, Content Director

Lewis Downey, Engineer

KUER’s Studios and administrative offices are located in the Eccles Broadcast Center on the U of U campus:
Eccles Broadcast Center
101 S Wasatch Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

KUER's Funding

The majority of KUER's funding comes from individual listener contributions and support from corporations and foundations. Financial support also comes from The University of Utah, the corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and other miscellaneous sources.

Click here for a list of the businesses and corporations that financially contribute to, or underwrite, KUER.

KUER Diversity Policy & Reports

KUER Diversity Policy (PDF)
KUER Fiscal Year '16 Diversity Statement (PDF)

KUER: FCC/EEO Regulations and Reports and CPB Reports

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) requires that we make annual financial reports available to the public. To obtain those copies please contact Rebecca W Davis, CFO, KUED 7 and KUER 90.1, at 801-581-4348 or via email at rdavis@media.utah.edu.

KUER's Current Reports

FCC / EEO Report: FCC/EEO Report 2016 (DOC)

KUER CPB Annual Financial Report: KUER CPB AFR '16 (PDF)

KUER Audited Financial Statements: 2016 Audited Financial Statements (PDF)

KUER Supplemental Activities: Supplemental Activities 2016 (DOC)

KUER Referral Sources: Referral Sources 2016 (XLS)

KUER FCC Ownership Report: FCC Ownership Report 2012 (PDF)

KUEU, KUHU, KUOU, KUXU FCC Ownership Report:  FCC Ownership Report 2013 (PDF)

KUER's Governing Board

KUER's license to broadcast is held by The University of Utah. The University of Utah, founded in 1850, is the first and largest public higher education institution in the state. It is one of ten colleges and universities in the Utah System of Higher Education. The Utah State Board of Regents, appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Utah State Senate, administers the system.

The governing board is the University of Utah Board of Trustees. For meeting dates and times, visit http://admin.utah.edu/board-of-trustees/.

Please click the following links to open new browser windows to the Web site of the University of Utah, the Utah State Board of Regents Web site, the Web site of the governor of Utah, and the Utah State Senate Web site for more information.

KUER's Advisory Board - click here to view

KUER's Open Meeting Policy - KUER holds open advisory meetings at the Eccles Broadcast Center - 101 S. Wasatch Drive, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112. All advisory board meetings will be held from on these dates 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM at the Eccles Broadcast Center unless otherwise stated:

KUER Advisory Board Meetings:

  • Wednesday, September 7th, 2016, 3:00 - 8:00 pm, Martine Restaurant, 22 East, 100 South, Salt Lake City, 84102
  • Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
  • Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
  • Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 

 Capital Campaign Steering Committee Meetings:

  • Friday, October 21st - 8:00 - 9:30 am, Café Niche, 779 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
  • Tuesday, November 15th - 9:00 - 10:30 am, Café Niche, 779 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
  • Tuesday, January 10th - 9:00 - 10:30 am, Café Niche, 779 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

​Marketing Committee Meetings:

  • Tuesday, November 15th - 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Eccles Broadcast Center, 101 S. Wasatch Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84112
  • Tuesday, December 13th - 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Eccles Broadcast Center, 101 S. Wasatch Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84112
  • Tuesday, January 17th - 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Eccles Broadcast Center, 101 S. Wasatch Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Public Integrity Committee Meetings:

  • Tuesday, November 15th - 1:30 - 3:00 pm, Eccles Broadcast Center, 101 S. Wasatch Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84112
  • Thursday, December 15th - 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Eccles Broadcast Center, 101 S. Wasatch Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Job Listings at KUER

Would you like to work for Utah’s premier NPR member station? If providing news, information and entertainment to the community is important to you, then join the KUER team. KUER provides employment in the following departments: Administration, Development, Engineering, News and Operations. You can search the job listings through the University of Utah's job board here: University of Utah's Division of Human Resources.

The following positions at KUER are now posted:

Part-Time Events Assistant - KUER-FM

KUER seeks an ambitious, detail oriented Special Events Assistant to plan and manage station and mission related events, including fundraisers, partnerships and community forums. 

Full-Time VideoWest Producer - KUER-FM

KUER seeks a video producer to work with director and producers and external film makers to create short documentary films for on-line publication by performing a wide range of functions including videography and editing.


If your organization would like to receive current information about KUER job openings, please contact KUER's Human Resources at (801) 585-6021 or e-mail cdunn@media.utah.